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Church and community events

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that Friday’s calendar. Events should be emailed to CommunityCalendar@ FarmvilleHerald.com.

NOW-FEBRUARY 23

BROADWAY FAVORITE, “Guys and Dolls” will be showing at Wolfbane’s indoor venue, 197 Old Courthouse Road, Appomattox, Jan. 30-Feb. 23. Thursday-Saturday, doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees, doors open at 2 p.m.; show begins at 3 p.m. Seating is limited, so reserve your tickets soon.

JANUARY 18

GRASP PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Richmond Public Main Library, 101 East Franklin St., Richmond. GRASP advisers will provide free college financial aid counseling and assistance with completing the FAFSA, by appointment. Call (804) 527-7772 to schedule your hourlong appointment. More information is available at the GRASP website, www.grasp4va.org.

RABIES CLINIC, noon-1 p.m. at 1913 E. Third St., Farmville. All dogs should be on a secure leash and cats be contained within a carrier. Hosted by Prince Edward Animal Control.

PILLOWCASE PROJECT, 1-2 p.m. at Farmville Library, 1303 W. Third St., Farmville for children ages eight-12 to learn about emergency preparedness and how to respond in the event of a disaster. Call the library at (434) 392-6924 to register.

GOSPEL BLUEGRASS CONCERT, 7 p.m. at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 25450 E. Saylers Creek Road, Jetersville, featuring Last Chance. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Refreshments available at 6 p.m. with concession supporting Sandy Creek missions.

JANUARY 19

WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church of Rice.

COMMEMORATION SERVICE, 2:30 p.m. at First Liberty Baptist Church to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kippy Lundy, pastor of Third Liberty Baptist accompanied by his choir and ushers. Lunch will be served.

IN CONCERT, 3 p.m. at Union Branch Baptist Church, Arvonia, will be the Gospel Laborers of Louisa. All are welcome.

JANUARY 20

MLK DAY FAMILY WORKSHOP, 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the Robert Russa Moton Museum hosted by Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. This workshop is free to the public.

TOWN HALL MEETING, 3 p.m. hosted by the Cumberland County Landfill Awareness Committee at the Cumberland County Community Center located at 11 Davenport Road, Cumberland. All are welcome to attend.

JANUARY 22

SPIRIT NIGHT, 5-9 p.m. at the Fishin’ Pig for Virginia Special Olympic-Area 12. Johann Greer, Area 12 coordinator, Bob “sunshine” Barnhill, team Barnhill and special athletes will be there to greet everyone.

JANUARY 24

MOAA TO MEET, 1 p.m. at the Riverside Café, 522 N. Main St., Farmville. All active, former and retired military officers and spouses/widows are welcome to attend. Programs pertain to military interests and issues.

JANUARY 25

HOUR OF PRAYER, 10 a.m. at Tearwallet Baptist Church hosted by the Women’s Ministry. Refreshments will be served.

RABIES CLINIC, noon-1 p.m. at 1913 E. Third St., in Farmville. All dogs should be on a secure leash and cats be contained within a carrier. Hosted by Prince Edward Animal Control.

JANUARY 26

WORSHIP SERVICE, 11 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church of Rice.

JANUARY 28

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, 11 a.m. of The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Natural Resources and Agricultural building, 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. The public is welcome.

BEEKEEPERS SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office near Lowe’s in Farmville. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@ gmail.com.

JANUARY 30

2020 TASTE OF FARMVILLE, 5-8 p.m. hosted by the Rotary Club of Farmville at the Firemen’s Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville.

FEBRUARY 1

CIVIL WAR SEMINAR, 8:30 a.m. in the Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University, Farmville. Noted scholars will present on topics related to the central theme of “Lifting the Veil on Sundry Aspects of the Civil War.” This seminar is free and open to the public. No reservations needed.

FEBRUARY 2

PLAY, 3 p.m. at Oakwood UMC, 1291 Columbia Road, Columbia, entitled “The Journey,” Not the Magi, but a group of “Nerds” on a journey to an epiphany. Followed by refreshments and conversation.

FEBRUARY 8

POLAR PLUNGE, in Virginia Beach in support of Special Athletes in Area 12, which includes Prince Edward, Cumberland and Buckingham counties, in order to raise much needed monies for Area 12. To give, go to https:// impact.specialolympicsva.org/fundraiser/2459938.

FEBRUARY 15

2020 BIENNIAL WINTER GALA, 8 p.m.-midnight hosted by Longwood Center for the Visual Arts at 129 N. Main St., Farmville.

BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 2 p.m. at Jericho Baptist Church, 615 Franklin Street, Farmville, entitled “The Spirit of Harriett Tubman,” presented by Diane Faison. Pastor: Rev. Dr. James H. Taylor, III.

FEBRUARY 18

BEEKEEPERS SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office near Lowe’s in Farmville. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@ gmail.com.

FEBRUARY 25

BEEKEEPERS SCHOOL, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Edward County Extension Office near Lowe’s in Farmville. A hands-on session is planned for a date to be announced. Presented by Heart of Virginia Beekeepers. For more information or to register, contact Mary Jane Morgan at (434) 315-1433 or email wmorgan476@ gmail.com.

BEGINNING

MARCH 12

CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY, 6-9 p.m. hosted by the Farmville Police Department, on Thursday nights through May 7. Deadline for application will be Feb. 21. Call (434) 392-2109 for more information.